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Feature May 2011

May 31st, 2011 · No Comments · Featured Musings, Home

The Test of Love

Three trials endure the heart to be moved and from that place the test of love can be experienced and integrity seen as true. What are these tests? These trials can be experienced in any order and they are:

The trial of facing challenges together. The trial of acceptance. And the trial of joy.

No matter which test a relationship begins with, it is important that all three trials are experienced as the foundation of true love. The question of integrity is presented at each trial to reveal the truth of the relationship’s strength. Some relationships begin with facing challenges, while others begin with the connection of joy or even acceptance and friendship. However the relationship begins, the growth cycle of the relationship will eventually move through each of these trials. Some relationships only move through one cycle however short or long that cycle is lived to reveal a new cycle. When that new cycle begins, a choice to continue in that cycle is presented to both individuals. Sometimes the relationship ends, sometimes it is possible to make a commitment to each other to grow into that next phase. Sometimes the pressures of that next phase show the importance of separating and honoring each other in the need for individual growth and soul evolution. What determines the type of connection you have with another is predicated on your own requirements for your own joy. As a woman, your joy is paramount to your spirit’s health and the health of the world. (See the book “The Feminine Light” for more information as well as the questions regarding your Joy in the Feature April, 2011 as well as the Feature November, 2009 for turning darkness into light.) Some relationships are only meant to be experienced to help you live through a certain cycle and others are more enduring. The type of relationship to be experienced is the type of relationship that speaks to your soul. What your soul requires is the unfolding of your own growth and how you experience the relationships in your life mirrors the journey of your soul. For some people, growth requires transitions in relationships, for others a long lasting commitment can be made based upon the recognition of love. What type of relationship does your soul require? How can you recognize a deeper love? The three trials of love can help you to access the relationship you are in as well as honor who you are in that relationship.

The trial of facing challenges together is a challenge when faced is the strongest connection in a relationship, keeping each other safe. The challenges that bind people together have the ability to reveal a supportive love that is immense. Whatever the challenge whether financial, physical, emotional, social, spiritual or mental, or many times all together, this challenge is a recognition of

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Feature April 2011

May 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Featured Musings, Home

The question of… If

I recently had eye surgery and I was contemplating how women view their worlds. After a few weeks of recovery, I was watching a program about the photography of Joey Lawrence shooting in Africa and as I did, I was looking at the women in their communities/tribes and wondering if they were content… Aside from cultural and collective differences, needs and desires, as well as pending threats of war… how did these women experience their lives? Were they content? Were they happy? Did they want anything more from their lives? And if so, what would it be?

So it got me thinking… if we as women were all happy in our everyday lives, and when I say that, I mean if we were in relationships where ideally we were taken care of and we felt accountable for our own lives as women and safe as well as experiencing the joy of expressing out talents and abilities…. what would we want to say as women?

A few questions for you…If you felt safe and happy in a world of your own making…

What would that world be?

Who would you be in that world as a woman?

What would you want to say as a woman?

What would you want to say for women collectively?

What is important to you to express?

How would you choose to spend your days?

What is meaningful to you?

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The Inspiring Women Summit May 7th-13th, 2011

May 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Home, Muse Happenings and Events

Inspiring Women Summit The Inspiring Women Summit doors are now open! Sign up for free and learn from amazing women leaders such as Geneen Roth, Lisa Nichols, Barbara Marx Hubbard, Marci Shimoff, Jean Houston, Lynne McTaggart and so many others. Join us so we can inspire each other to live our best lives! Activating Our Full Potential as Women | Inspiring Women Summit

Ann Smith wrote —

It is a profound and hopeful time to be a woman! Circle Connections has exciting plans evolving to inspire and equip us to work in collaboration as transformational women leaders. Connection is timely and essential, and todays’ challenges beckon us to link arms with other organizations and networks as a synchronistic force in order to expand, strengthen, activate, and empower the global women’s movement. Throughout the world, we, the women of the world, are awakening to and embracing our natural gifts and talents and working together for the greater good
to transform the world into what the sages, mystics and the enlightened have promised.

This is the time. We are the ones. The power that reflects the essence of Divine Feminine is the catalyst energy that will foster balance and lead the world to greater self-awareness, higher consciousness and clear connection of the sacredness of all creation. More information about Circle Connections events, opportunities, and offerings will be coming to you soon.

Certain of the power that is fostered when women connect on common ground, we are eager to tell you about the 2nd Annual Inspiring Women Summit, May 7th-13th, which is bringing together empowered women from all over the world to make the biggest impact possible in these shifting times. We encourage you will sign up for this free virtual event. Expanding our sustainability and and creating an easy relationship with prosperity is essential for all women, so if you choose to participate in this summit, we are grateful to have you use this link so that Circle Connections receives the credit. Please paste this in your browser: https://shiftnetwork.infusionsoft.com/go/iws3/Circle/

There are many extraordinary women, like yourself, who are devoted to sharing their insights for the greater good. At this summit gathering, you’ll learn from 40 inspiring and transformational women leaders — some of the brightest lights on the planet – including Jean Shinoda Bolen, Geneen Roth, Lisa Nichols, Barbara Marx Hubbard,

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